Children’s entertainer Fred Penner did the honours of cutting the ribbon in front of a crowd of fifty people who jammed into the unique gift shop and artist workspace, The Scrap Came Back.
Repurposed, reimagined, recycled and fair trade is what The Scrap Came Back store is all about. The gift shop, open since November 2013, will have a ribbon cutting ceremony this week.
I decided to show Canadian pride by venturing out of my man cave to find sanctuary at a public venue to watch the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Men’s Gold Medal Hockey game.
The pothole I named ‘Greg Selinger’ is back. Now instead of uttering profanity when I hit it, I think of a check mark. Am I satisfied or unsatisfied by the actions of the current party in power?
Maybe there isn’t a problem with snow clearing. Maybe it’s just our expectations of snow clearing that are the problem and if we just expected less, all would be fine.
In the city’s 2014 budget discussion, a property tax hike is proposed. Mayor Sam Katz defends the increase, saying taxpayers want better roads and will pay more to have them. This begs the question: what are we paying for now?
One of the city’s oldest, independent, educational, registered charitable visual art organizations is hosting their Affordable Art Sale & Auction.
“It’s a very visual fundraiser so people who may not know what happens inside the walls of St. Amant actually can see who lives here and what the people who live here are like.”
The chirping sounds of the crickets, the stutter of the woodpeckers, the fluttering of birds on the water and the faint hum of distant traffic all combine to let me know I am in my happy place.
A group Grade 6 students from Niakwa Place School in the Louis Riel School Division created a video about the history of St. Vital, one of the oldest settled areas in Winnipeg.